The Resource Chasing the stargazer : with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe, Ronald R. Koegler, (electronic resource)

Chasing the stargazer : with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe, Ronald R. Koegler, (electronic resource)

Label
Chasing the stargazer : with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe
Title
Chasing the stargazer
Title remainder
with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe
Statement of responsibility
Ronald R. Koegler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Memories of lifeguard days and of political boss Nucky Johnson get psychiatrist Don Carter thinking about his youth in Atlantic City. Plagued by guilt over an arrest made under the Boardwalk three decades earlier, Don returns to his hometown and finds a wasteland of empty lots and gaudy casinos. Gone is the vitality of former times, when Nucky and then Hap Farley ran the show. As Don puts it, The town has turned to shit! What he doesn't know is that the stargazer he arrested so long ago is waiting for him. Soon Don is swept up in a criminal world he does not understand. Complicating the situation is his infatuation with Laura, an old flame. In desperation, he turns to a man he has deliberately avoided for years Benito Desimone, his wife's uncle and a leader of the Philadelphia Mafia. Benito shares Dons love for Pirandello and uses the Sicilian author to try to bring him to his senses about Laura. When Benito makes Don an offer he can't refuse, Don has to decide whether to join forces with him. This psychological thriller reaches its dramatic climax in the mountains of North Carolina
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Koegler, Ronald R
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Psychiatrists
  • Mafia
  • Electronic books
  • Atlantic City (N.J.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Chasing the stargazer : with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe, Ronald R. Koegler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12073944
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12073944
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12073944
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12073944
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chasing the stargazer : with help from Luigi Pirandello, Nucky Johnson, and Thomas Wolfe, Ronald R. Koegler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12073944
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12073944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12073944
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12073944
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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